He is praised as the gifted poet, he was the second person among eight recipients of Jnanpith Award for Kannada, the highest literary honour conferred in India. He wrote under the pen-name of Ambikatanayadatta. Bendre was awarded the Jnanpith Award for Kannada, the highest literary honor conferred in India. Bendre was awarded the Jnanapita for his poetry … Ra. Bendre Poems. Caricature of D R Bendre.
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Share this poet:. Praised as varakavi, literally 'gifted poet', he was the second person among eight recipients of Jnanpith Award for Kannada, the highest literary honour conferred in India. He wrote under the pen-name of Ambikatanayadatta "Datta, Child of Ambika". He was conferred Padma Shri by Government of India.
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Bendre, was a Kannada poet of the Navodaya Period. He was given the honorific Varakavi 'the gifted poet-seer'. Datta, son of Ambika. Often mistaken for a pseudonym in the Western sense, Bendre described Ambikatanayadatta as the "universal inner voice" within him that dictated what he Bendre then presented in Kannada to the world. He was also awarded the Padma Shri in and made a fellow of the Sahitya Akademi in Bendre's father, a Sanskrit scholar himself, died when Bendre was only 12 years old. The oldest of four boys, Bendre completed his primary and high school education in Dharwad and matriculated in
One of the most historically significant poems in Kannada literature. The bird is flying — have you seen it? It is impossible now to describe the ecstasy its listeners felt that day. Not from but from around The high-pitched reediness of his voice has somehow always intrigued me. For other audio recordings of Bendre singing his own poetry, go here. We are also fortunate to have a lovely song-recitation in his very own style of the whole poem by Shri Kanada Narahari. Threshing the sheaves of kingdom-states gulping the limits of the earthly vasts upping and downing the continents pecking on crowned-heads glorious the bird is flying — have you seen it? I can offer a few examples from my own experience: One night, I went to bed extremely late.